Paul Rivas directed the Academic Skills
and Athletics tutoring programs at the University of California Santa
As a UC Education Abroad Program advisor, Rivas had more students earn
Gilman International Scholarships than anyone in the country.
A former radio host, English teacher, Spanish translator, writer, and
stand-up comedian, Rivas has lived in three countries and traveled in
He has an MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from The
New School and a BA in Mathematics, Sociology, and Spanish from UCSB.